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DIRECTIONS:

Before you use any of the links below, please go to the Conventions Webquest 
at 
http://teacherweb.com/WQ/MiddleSchool/Conventions/index.html 
This will webquest will give you step-by-step directions on how to improve 
your conventions.  If the link is not a live link, meaning you can't click 
on it, just copy and paste it into the the address box.

Internet Links


The Blue Book of Grammar and Puncuation - Capitalization and punctuation 
rules.
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/cnt_punc.asp

Proofreading for Common Surface Errors 
After all that hard work, shouldn't your assignments be error free? Learn to 
effectively proofread your work.
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/proofing_grammar.shtml#spelling

Online Writing Lab - No matter how many times you read through a "finished" 
paper, you're likely to miss many of your most frequent errors. This handout 
will help you proofread more effectively . . .
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_proof.html

English Teacher's Homepage - For all that annoying grammar, spelling, and 
punctuation "stuff"
you thought you'd never need to know!
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/4687/

Fact Monster Homework Center - Offers a variety of ways to receive help for 
your assignments.  This site even contains a dictionary.
http://www.factmonster.com/homework/index.html

Terrific websites just for middle school kids.
http://www.eastchester.k12.ny.us/schools/ms/kids/kidsmenus.html

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